The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
Fashion changes, but style endures.
A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
The future is something which every one reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.
A scientist in his laboratory is not a mere technician: he is also a child confronting natural phenomena that impress him as though they were fairy tales.?
Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time.
Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots.
Hollywood brides keep the bouquets and throw away the grooms.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
If a little is great, and a lot is better, then way too much is just about right!
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
I love children, especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.